Units of Study

CISS6003 - Business and Security

Intensive March, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Mark Thomson

Description

This unit examines the importance of security in business through assessing contemporary security challenges and what 'security' comprises in a business context. Topics include: fraud and corruption, cybercrime, industrial espionage, corporate liability, business and organised crime links, preparedness for terrorism, business continuity during infectious disease outbreaks, the international arms trade, and private military corporations. The unit includes management sessions which focus on risk and crisis management, and planning for effective security. Teaching and learning take place via a combination of lectures, student-led seminars, case studies and crisis simulations.

Assessments

1x3000wd essay (50%), PowerPoint briefing of 20 slides (25%), 1x2500wd Take Home assignment (25%)

Classes

Intensive 6 days 9am-5pm.

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